- phrenzy (obsolete)
From Middle English, from Old French, from Latin phrenesis, from Ancient Greek *φρένησις (phrénēsis), a later equivalent of φρενῖτις (phrenitis, “inflammation of the brain”): see frantic and frenetic.
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frenzy (plural frenzies)
- A state of wild activity or panic.
- She went into a cleaning frenzy to prepare for the unexpected guests.
- A violent agitation of the mind approaching madness; rage.
- All else is towering frenzy and distraction.
- The poet's eye in a fine frenzy rolling.
state of wild activity or panic